Good day. I was wondering, I have entere...

Asked by JayS on 22-07-2021 10:35:52
Question posted in the Landlord Tenant Law category relating to Gauteng

Good day. I was wondering, I have entered into a lease agreement via an agent for a property in Sunninhill. A week before the move things have started to slow down in terms of contact with the agent etc so I did some digging and it turns out the agent is no longer registered with EAAB. Does this impact the contract I have signed in any way? Is it nullified since he is not a registered agent? Does the contract between myself and the landlord still stand?

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Posted by Att. Patrick on 23-07-2021 13:46:24

Hi there,

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Q: Does the contract between myself and the landlord still stand? --> Yes, I am almost sure that it would still exist. Did the landlord sign the contract himself, personally, or did the agent sign the contract on behalf of the landlord.

Q: Does the contract provide for the agent earning a commission from the lease?

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